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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 05, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 15

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Persistent link: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045487/1917-03-05/ed-1/seq-15/

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STAGES STREET CAR ACCIDENTS FOR MOVIES
TO HELP SAFETY FIRST CAMPAIGN
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Lottie
Miss Lottie Forbes, 19-year-old school teacher, has gone through all
kinds of acdidents by street cars in St Louis before a movie camera so the
public may see the dangers of careless walking and riding.
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GIRAFFES
The giraffe is a high, narrow ani
mal found in circuses and delirium
tremens.
It has a ten-story neck and no use
for it. We often wonder why is a
giraffe's neck, anyhow. The giraffe
probably wonders, too. It's so long
the poor thing could choke to death
at one end and never know it at the
other. And it keeps his head so far
from the ground that every time he
looks down he's afraid he'll fall off.
But let's not hold the giraffe too
strictly to account for his neck.
He probably started out to be a boa
constrictor and forgot about it
The only person that ever envied
a giraffe was a small boy on the
wrong side of the fence at a ball
game.
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Wm. Sirl of Cleveland wants $50,
000 damages from a doctor, alleging
he was kept prisoner in a plaster cast
a week overtime until he paid his bilL

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